ESSAY WRITING CONTEST~International Education Week (IEW) PRIZE: 1st Place wins $100; Runner Up wins $50 ELIGIBILITY: Must be an international student OR have participated in a one semester or one year-long study abroad program. ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS: Submissions must be 800-1000 words typed/double-spaced, with 12-point font, and 1-inch margins.  The first page of your essay (no cover pages please) should […]

Study Abroad Photo Contest Judging Panel

As you know we have two awards in two additional categories: Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice. Photo that will get the most LIKEs on FB will be awarded People’s Choice Award (and can not be nominated for any other category). As for the Judges Choice Award – we invited Illinois Wesleyan University staff and faculty […]

Summer Concerts

There are many opportunities around town and in Chicago & St Louis for great music listening!  We encourage you to to go to as many concerts and events as possible. Many are free! IWU Chamber Music Festival  Free ISU Concerts on the Quad  Free Community Concert Band  Free Chicago Blues Festival   Free Grant Park Music Festival  […]

Saying goodbye to IWU International students, class of ’17

What an amazing group! We are so proud of you all! International Students, class of 2017: China Beijing – Jiang, Rui, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in mathematics and history with research honors. Beijing – Lu, Yanfei, majored in history and philosophy. Beijingshi – Wang, Yijia, majored in accounting. Chengdu – Liu, Yaling, […]

Senior Graduation Reception

We definitely are going to miss all of our wonderful seniors! Thank you everyone who came to say goodbye. We had a wonderful time celebrating our seniors at the Senior graduation reception. Here are some one the photos taken at the event, May 2nd 2017.

Encouraging cards for international students

Last week we got to see many international students at the International Office. And the reason were cards! Yes, beautiful cards personally written by the alumni for every single international student studying in the IWU. We were so touched by this gesture and so impressed by all the work the alumni did just to make our […]

Ethics in Photography

Big Thank you to all who already submitted photos for the Study Abroad Photo Contest! We are so impressed! Your photos are absolutely fantastic! For those of you who are going to study abroad in the future we thought it was important to hear about ethics in photography. In other words, there are certain spoken and […]

International Women’s Day Celebration In Vietnam

International Women’s Day Celebration In Vietnam by Linh Le International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to bring awareness to the achievements women made around the world, as well as a day where all women come together to fight for equality and women’s rights. However, Women’s Day is celebrated a little differently in […]